[lazarus] I can't compile Lazarus in Mandrake 9 (stupid questionI'm sure)

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Oct 29 11:32:57 EST 2002

> I didn't run into this in my last distro, but I just put in a fresh install
> of Mandrake 9 and I'm not sure what's causing this.  When I go to make
> Lazarus, after a bit of compiling scrollby, I get:
> Free Pascal Compiler version 1.0.7 [2002/10/29] for i386
> Copyright (c) 1993-2002 by Florian Klaempfl
> Target OS: Linux for i386
> Compiling lazarus.pp
> gdkpixbuf.pp(48,13) Fatal: Can't find unit GLIB
> make[1]: *** [lazarus] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/tonym/lazarus'
> make: *** [ide] Error 2
> I'm not quite sure what it's looking for.  I've installed ALL of the linux
> packs for FPC from the daily snapshot.  And I checked my package manager and
> everything GLIB and pixbuf related is installed.

1) This glib is the interface unit only.

2) The problem is probably a stale .ppu file somewhere that is searching for
the old RTL. Adding OPT="-va" (pipe to file!), and examining the output
often helps in these cases.

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